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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film falls short; only Peet goes the whole nine yards. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    For quite of few of The Whole Nine Yards, it appears that the most clever thing in the movie is going to be the opening credits, monstrous close-ups of the morning toothbrushing routine. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A comedy without much zing but with an occasional zing-er that enables the film to pick up . . . well, if not nine yards, maybe an inch or two on the gridiron. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It provides the first genuine laughs I've had at the movies in this young year. show more

  • 49
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    It's so plot heavy it never finds its nimble comic rhythm. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A subtle but unmistakable aura of jolliness sneaks from the screen. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An offer you shouldn't refuse: It's laugh-out-loud, side-splitting funny. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Light on its feet and reveling in its deviousness, it stays one step ahead of us . show more

  • 63
    San Francisco Examiner

    It's not easy to wrench belly laughs out of contract killing, but Nine Yards does just that. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    A sometimes clever, sometimes clumsy movie. show more

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